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General University News

april 29

UI to host Iowa STEM Symposium, National Lab Day May 4

April 28

Brokaw to give keynote address at UI CLAS commencement ceremony May 15

April 27

Dance Marathon's $1 million gift to boost UI pediatric cancer and blood disease research

April 23

University charges ahead with new Energy Control Center

Ross, final candidate for UI Chief Diversity Officer, to speak at forum April 26

MEDIA ADVISORY: Weber presents on IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering fish passage research contract April 26

april 22

UI Superfund Research Program receives $16 million grant to study pollutants

April 21

Potter, fourth candidate for UI Chief Diversity Officer, to speak at forum April 22

april 20

UI Pentacrest Museums host Family Weekend April 24-25

UI executes warrants in Currier, Mayflower residence halls

April 16

Nisly, third candidate for UI Chief Diversity Officer, to speak at forum April 19

UI granted re-accreditation for human subject protection and review programs

APril 15

U.S.News ranks 22 UI programs among top 10 in nation among public universities

Supplemental appropriation bill results in tuition surcharge refund for UI students

Iowa City couple commits $1 million for UI football

Program will bring Hawkeye football players into classrooms to read with students

UI recognizes students, faculty, staff and alumni at Finkbine Dinner

April 14

Three UI students receive Goldwater Scholarships

april 13

Myers, second candidate for UI Chief Diversity Officer, to speak at forum April 14

April 12

UI alumnus and faculty member Paul Harding wins 2010 Pulitzer Prize

UI names Allison Momany 2010 Student Employee of the Year

April 9

First candidate for UI Chief Diversity Officer to speak at forum April 12

UI student wins 2010 Truman Scholarship, named 2010 Udall Scholar

april 8

Podcast: picky eaters, twice-exceptional students and environmental activism

Museum of Natural History celebrates 25th anniversary of Iowa Hall

Alumni Association, S.T.A.T. host Senior Send-Off Week April 18-22

April 5

Partnership for Alcohol Safety offers parent forum on alcohol abuse prevention

Middle East and Islamic expert Reza Aslan to speak at UI April 12

april 2

UI reminds campus of severe weather Web site, policy ahead of awareness week

Annual Powwow set for April 10-11 at UI Recreation Building

Registration under way for UI RiverRun

Lawyer, novelist Turow to deliver College of Law Levitt Lecture

april 1

RVAP promotes ‘Consent is Sexy!’ campaign during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

UI encourages student participation in U.S. Census

Museum of Natural History offers Earth Month programs

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Health

april 29

Study with pigs provides clues on lung disease caused by cystic fibrosis

April 28

Newer heart care procedure benefits UI Health Care patients

UI to study aging, retirement within academic community

april 27

Dance Marathon's $1 million gift to boost UI pediatric cancer and blood disease research

April 26

NIH funds UI study on treating age-related macular degeneration

april 22

UI Superfund Research Program receives $16 million grant to study pollutants

April 21

Patient-physician compatibility increases odds of following doctor’s orders

April 20

Gov. Culver on campus to sign nursing workforce legislation

april 13

Guidelines suggested on Alzheimer's disease and driving

April 12

UI Health Care names Richerson as new head of neurology

april 8

Podcast: picky eaters, twice-exceptional students and environmental activism

April 7

UI graduate gives $250,000 for UI College of Public Health

april 6

New test could identify smokers at risk of emphysema

april 1

UI imaging team receives $3 million cancer-related grant

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Iowa Center for the Arts

April 28

Hancher presents mask master Michael Cooper as part of 'Spot' series May 9

April 23

Iowa New Play Festival May 3-8 provides an avalanche of new theater

april 20

UI Pentacrest Museums host Family Weekend April 24-25

april 19

UI Press will release 'Poe in His Own Time' May 1

April 15

UI Opera Theater performs Carlisle Floyd's 'Susannah' April 30-May 2

April 14

Seth Lerer Wins 2010 Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism

Graffiti artist 'Lady Pink' to lecture at UI April 21

April 12

UI alumnus and faculty member Paul Harding wins 2010 Pulitzer Prize

UI Press releases new orchid field guide

April 9

UI centers connect creativity, health care via 'Journey through Iowa'

Czech & Slovak Museum & Library director will tell story of flood recovery

UI Press releases poems for Obama's first 100 days

UI Museum of Art debuts major retrospective exhibition in New York City

april 8

Museum of Natural History celebrates 25th anniversary of Iowa Hall

april 6

Combat Paper Project comes to the UI April 7-16

Hancher presents Luna Negra Dance Theater on April 16 at Englert Theatre

Pianist Uriel Tsachor will be the soloist in UI Symphony concert April 21

April 5

University Theatre Mainstage presents 'The Madwoman of Chaillot" April 16-25

April 1

Committee shares vision for UI Museum of Art; search under way for director

Museum of Natural History offers Earth Month programs

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Business

april 22

UI MBA students help with plan to provide blind Chicago kids with GPS devices

April 14

Study shows little difference between good, great NHL goalies

april 13

UI Research Park companies receive Prometheus Awards

April 12

IEM offers lessons in box office prediction markets

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Law

April 12

UI law class to examine new health care reform law

April 9

Law students to learn about prisons in Anamosa tour

april 2

Lawyer, novelist Turow to deliver College of Law Levitt Lecture

april 1

U.S. Supreme Court cites Iowa Law Review article in decision

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Education

April 26

UI REACH students receive certificates at first convocation May 7

april 20

Annual Invention Convention features student innovation at UI April 24

april 19

2010 index identifies top Iowa schools for Advanced Placement participation

april 8

Podcast: picky eaters, twice-exceptional students and environmental activism

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

april 29

UI to host Iowa STEM Symposium, National Lab Day May 4

UI researcher, colleagues discover two medium-sized black holes

April 28

Brokaw to give keynote address at UI CLAS commencement ceremony May 15

april 27

Hawkeye Poll: middle-aged Americans most optimistic about health care bill

April 26

UI experts coordinate special Journal of Heredity issue on evolution of sex

UI Department of Health and Sport Studies awards scholarships

April 21

Patient-physician compatibility increases odds of following doctor’s orders

UI WISE program awards travel grants

april 19

CLAS names Collegiate Fellows, Stuit and Starch Faculty Fellows

UI School of Journalism and Mass Communication awards scholarships

April 14

Three UI students receive Goldwater Scholarships

april 13

UI researchers analyze implications of 'intelligent design' for human behavior

april 9

UI student wins 2010 Truman Scholarship, named 2010 Udall Scholar

april 8

MEDIA ADVISORY: UI faculty expert, visiting scholars available to comment on upheaval in Kyrgyzstan

April 5

Book helps explain Americans' discomfort with ruins

April 1

Study points out risks of nonromantic sexual relationships

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Engineering

April 30

Iowa engineering leader Thomopulos to receive honorary UI doctoral degree

april 29

UI to host Iowa STEM Symposium, National Lab Day May 4

April 26

UI awarded $15 million contract to continue fish passage research

April 23

MEDIA ADVISORY: Weber presents on IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering fish passage research contract April 26

april 20

Annual Invention Convention features student innovation at UI April 24

April 12

Iowa mini driving simulator offers researchers big options in small format

April 2

UI engineer receives $413,538 contract for Abu Dhabi engineering project

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International Programs

April 8

MEDIA ADVISORY: UI faculty expert, visiting scholars available to comment on upheaval in Kyrgyzstan

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ataglance

April 30

Esposito and Huckleberry present UI faculty recital May 4

UI students to assemble Cupcakes for the Cure May 6

'Exploring the Nanoworld' finishes spring UI Explorers Lecture Series May 6

UI student project features Haiti Recovery Village May 6, 7

Tippie Build home to be dedicated May 8 with Habitat for Humanity

april 29

2010 Audrey Qualls Commitment to Diversity Award winners recognized

Road work on Hawkins Drive and Newton Road set for April 30-May 2

Stockett book event to benefit Iowa City Book Festival

Dedication of new building for State Hygienic Lab is May 5

UI symposium explores Asia’s re-integration May 5-8

UI Reed Trio will present free concert May 6

UI Department of Dance presents Undergraduate Concert May 6-8

UI School of Art and Art History plans fundraiser for student with cancer

UI Camerata and Women's Chorale will perform May 7

Holden Cancer Center hosting 2010 Blue Rose Gala on May 8

April 28

UI study to examine pregnancy's effect on the knees and feet

UI to host public forum on mental health research May 1

Wildlife First Responders recertification class May 15-17

Whitewater kayaking trip offered May 20-22

april 27

Winners announced in New Venture Challenge business plan competition

UI students help Johnson County taxpayers reap $1.6 million in refunds

Arbor Day ceremony set for April 30 on the Pentacrest

Poet Claudia Rankine reads as a guest of the UI Writers' Workshop

Deadline is May 7 for UniverCity affordable housing applications

April 26

Education research article named 'Oracle Research Article of the Year'

UI forum to examine Bolivian constitutional reform process

UI International Programs' 'WorldCanvass' features the Middle East May 7

April 23

Portion of Burlington Street sidewalk closed

Business professor Kraimer wins international management award

College of Education professor’s book most cited in nation in six-year period
 
Chinese writer Anchee Min to be guest on Prairie InSight April 26

'Women in Exile' performance will be April 26

Gurganus speaks on 'Fiction as History, and vice-versa'

Agricultural medicine course offered June 7-11

april 22

UI listed in Princeton Review’s 'Green College' guide

Iowa Mock Trial teams earn top awards at national championship tournament

Take Back the Night March and Rally April 29 on UI Pentacrest

Two UI professors will discuss UIMA hip-hop exhibit at IMU

UI Press releases 'August Wilson: Completing the Twentieth-Century Cycle'

UI Composers Workshop features instrumental soloists May 2

UI Concert and University Bands share free concert May 3

April 21

UI engineering student receives national engineering society scholarship

Workshop April 22 at UI focuses on closing the educational achievement gap

De Puma will speak about Etruscan tomb April 26

ArtsFest 2010 will take place April 30 in the Studio Arts Building

Lydia Davis presents reading as guest of Iowa Writers' Workshop

april 20

Michaels one of four UI faculty to win Guggenheim Fellowship

Recreational Services offering summer tennis camps

UI Explorers Lecture Series honors Earth Day April 22

Swanson and Huckleberry will present Victorian program April 24

'Movies@MNH' ends Earth Month series with 'Mad City Chickens' April 25

Talks on medicine and the art of writing are April 28-30

Reading will present new issue of Earthwords April 30

Philharmonia and All-University String Orchestra share concert May 2

april 19

American Academy of Arts and Sciences selects two UI faculty members

UI Museum of Art Word Painters series offers readings on April 22

Public invited to attend MiniSim open house April 22

Bike to School and Green Summit events scheduled for UI Earth Week

Humorist to perform at disability awareness event April 22

Feminist scholar to speak at Crossing Borders Convocation April 22-24

CDC expert to discuss foodborne disease investigation April 23

Reasoner to deliver UI law lecture

Poet Brett Eugene Ralph reads April 29 in Prairie Lights

April 16

Holden Cancer Center tip: test for radon to reduce cancer risk

Schnoor receives Clarke Prize from National Water Research Institute

Hohl appointed to leading society on pharmacology and therapeutics

UI Arts Share program receives Alliant Energy Foundation grant

Graduate Student Senate hosts 'Dine Local, Help Haiti' April 19-25

Violinist Jakovcic presents UI faculty recital April 23

UI College of Dentistry to break ground for new addition April 23

Osher Institute offers group guitar lessons beginning April 25

Kusner, UI palliative care chaplain, reads April 28 in Prairie Lights

UI Jazz Repertory Ensemble presents free concert April 29

APril 15

UPDATED: Four UI faculty members win Guggenheim Fellowship

Heistad earns award for high blood pressure research

Nominations for 2010 Kid Captains are open

New book of theater scholarship is available from the UI Press

New episode of Iowa Magazine premiers on Big Ten Network April 19

Lecture examines the impact of Négritude writer Aimé Césaire

Johns Hopkins officials to discuss healthcare technology April 20

Public invited to attend seminar on DuPont global business April 22

Grad program in neuroscience hosts Brain Discovery Fair April 24

Poets Ben and Sandra Doller read April 27 in Prairie Lights

Painter McEneaney presents free UI lecture April 29

Scholar to give lectures about Asian political economy April 29, 30

April 14

UI student Julia Zalenski wins Weston Human Rights Essay Prize

UI earns Tree Campus USA award

Culver to sign appropriations legislation on campus April 15

Sustainability at John Deere topic of engineering seminar April 15

Middle school students learn about college life during visit April 16

Volunteers needed for stormwater drain stenciling April 17

Earth Month series continues with 'No Impact Man,' 'Kilowatt Ours'

'Story-time Explorers' explore trees at UI Museum of Natural History

UI Department of Dance presents thesis concert April 22-24

Calzón discusses human rights in Cuba today at April 23 lecture

'WorldPrairie' examines how UI spreads knowledge abroad April 23

Caribbean carnival arts subject of summer institute for teachers

april 13

Disney Institute trainers will travel to Iowa City

Volunteers needed for waste audit April 16

Expert to discuss international victim compensation in law school lecture

Old Capitol Museum's 'History Time' discusses at Prairie Poetry April 17

'Fossil Guy' spring program finishes April 17 at UI Museum of Natural History

Professor and film director to give talks on Islamic exile, art April 19, 20

Chilean poet Oscar Hahn reads April 22 in Prairie Lights

Colm Toibin presents Ida Beam reading April 22

Delta Center hosts near-infared spectroscopy workshop April 22-23

Open house for UI Health Care - River Crossing is April 24

Guest speaker to discuss 'Ethics and Erotics of Sexual Consent'

Diversity Summit set for April 29

UI History of Medicine Society annual banquet is April 30

April 12

Morrow's Emmy for 'Bill' on display in UI Main Library

Diversity Catalyst awards to be given April 21

Poets Rawson and Nadelberg read April 21 in Prairie Lights

Lecture about literary authorship and theater in 18th century France is April 22

Recreational Services offers lifeguard certification course starting April 23

Nicholas Walker is guest for Bass Day at the UI

Brown bag lunch focuses on Iowa Valley Scenic Byway icons April 24

Fine Arts Council sponsors Riverbank Art Fair April 24-25

April 9

NIH grant to fund UI research on primate and human evolution

Hirsch will read from 'The Living Fire' April 20

Free head and neck cancer screening offered

'Grant Wood's World' symposium will be held April 24

april 8

WiderNet introduces gerontology portal addition to eGranary Digital Library

Ampuero appointed to Chile's National Council for Culture and the Arts

Marra will become a fellow of the College of American Theatre

Paving repair begins April 9 on Hawkins Drive, Newton Road

Barkey to discuss health care in Haiti at April 9 presentation

Lecture on printmaking set for April 11 at Davenport's Figge Art Museum

International Mondays presents forum on less commonly taught languages April 12

Saving endangered primates featured in UI Explorers Lecture Series April 13

Allan Gurganus reads at the UI April 14

Iowa City native Camille Dungy reads from new book April 16

Hawkeye Speech and Hearing Fair is April 17

Visiting sculptor Kristin Jones speaks April 19 at the UI

UI students invited to career development panel discussion April 22

Recreational Services offers canoe trip April 24-25

University of Minnesota New Music Ensemble will perform at the UI

April 7

UI Department of Dance continued winning ways at ACDFA

UI, Kids Against Hunger food packaging event to be April 8

'Fossil Guy' program continues April 10 at Museum of Natural History

Movies@MNH continues Earth Month series with 'King Corn,' 'Big River'

Former UI art faculty member T.L. Solien will present free lecture

Talks on aging set for April 13 and 15

‘Evening with Engineers Without Borders' Student Project benefit is April 15

Poets Buffam and Beer read at Prairie Lights April 15

International Crossroads Community hosts Latin dance festival April 16

Free dinner and movie on Jim Crow era set for April 16

Voices of Soul presents 40th anniversary concert April 17

Hawk Shop holds Spring Cleaning Sale April 17

april 6

UI Press releases paperback edition of 'Family Bible'

POROI sponsors community discussion on media, space and race April 7

Visiting artist Dan Attoe presents free lecture April 12

UI Nonfiction Writing Program faculty member Honor Moore reads April 13

Mathematics department offers free talk on geometry of music April 16

Physics and astronomy to offer free public lecture April 27

April 5

Tomblin named to NIH study section for four-year term

UI Press releases new book of poetry scholarship

First lady Mari Culver to discuss work-life balance at UI law school

UI alumna Alexis Pike speaks about her photography April 8

UI International Programs’ ‘WorldCanvass’ features Latin America April 9

Doctor talks about experiences as cancer survivor April 9

Indian Student Alliance presents Gathe Raho April 10

Alumni Association, development group host networking events April 12

Workshop on ‘Ritual, Culture, and the Environment in South Asia’ April 15-17

Iowa Writers' Workshop alumnus Pete Nelson reads from new novel April 19

UI saxophone faculty member Kenneth Tse presents recital April 19

april 2

UI Neurosurgery, Neurology honored for brain injury care, research

Openings remain for UI Arts Share children's summer camp

'Piano Sundays' concert at Old Capitol Museum April 4

Visiting intermedia artist gives free presentation at the UI April 5

Art studio tours, photo album courses begin April 6 and 7

Iowa Writers' Workshop alumna Deanna Fei reads from debut novel April 8

International expert to discuss LGBT refugee protection April 13

UI Symphony Band welcomes guest composer Ethan Wickman April 14

Iowa Brass Quintet to perform in Okoboji April 22

April 1

Newton Road reopened after repairs

UI Press publishes new book on prairie ecology

UI hosts 'India: Exploring an Emerging Market' week of activities

Shields reads from controversial new book April 7

UI Center for New Music returns from tour, welcomes Wisconsin ensemble

Briggle performs Noel Coward tribute April 12

Screening of 'The Wall' with director Ricardo Martinez set for April 13

Iowa Brass Quintet presents free concert April 13

Recreational Services offers outdoor cooking class April 14

Artist/writer Sharon Bridgforth presents 'love conjure/blues' April 14

 

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